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Game Notes: Vikings 26, Lions 16

Adrian Peterson set a team record for most career combined net yards.  He gained 192 vs. the Lions.  He also played in his first game at TCF Stadium.

1) 12,577 Adrian Peterson, 2007-15

2) 12,410 Cris Carter, 1990-2001

3) 10,391 Darrin Nelson, 1982-89, '91-92

Kyle Rudolph moves into 3rd place all-time in career receiving touchdowns by a TE.

1) 28 Steve Jordan, 1982-94

2) 24 Visanthe Shiancoe, 2007-11

3) 18 Kyle Rudolph, 2011-15

4) 17 Stu Voigt, 1970-80

Jarius Wright ran for a career long 29 yards.  His previous long was 27 yards vs. Miami in 2014.

Zach Line scored his first career rushing touchdown.

Justin Trattou had his first career interception.

Adrian Peterson's 49 yard reception was the 3rd longest of his career and longest in six years.

1) 63 @ Carolina, 12/20/2009

2) 60t vs. Atlanta, 9/9/2007

3) 49 vs. Detroit, 9/20/2015

The Vikings are now 32-22-1 in their home openers.  The Vikings have played Detroit in home openers 7 times; are 5-2 overall, and have won the last 5 in-a-row.

The Vikings are now 70-36-2 vs. the Lions.  They are the first opponent to defeat 70 times.

1) 70 vs. Detroit

2) 55 vs. Chicago

The Vikings are now 18-7 vs. the Lions in the month of September.  The most wins vs. any opponent in September.

1) 18 vs. Lions

2) 14 vs. Bears

Adrian Peterson's rushing attempts vs. the Lions ranks 2nd most in series history.

1) 33 Chuck Foreman, 12/18/1977

2T) 29 Artose Pinner, 12/20/2006

2T) 29 Adrian Peterson, 9/20/2015

Adrian Peterson's rushing yards vs. the Lions ranks 5th most in series history.

1) 171 Adrian Peterson, 11/11/2012

2) 160 Adrian Peterson, 9/26/2010

3) 156 Chuck Foreman, 12/18/1977

4) 138 Tommy Mason, 12/9/1962

5T) 134 Robert Smith, 10/25/1998

 5T) 134 Robert Smith, 10/1/2000

5T) 134 Adrian Peterson, 9/20/2015

Adrian Peterson moves into a 10th place tie for most 100-yard rushing games (43) in his first 9 NFL seasons (Thurman Thomas and Curtis Martin).

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